Sheet Music: The Hag by the Fire

TitleThe Hag by the Fire
Alternate titlesThe Golden Wedding
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
RangeD4–A5
Time signature2/2
Tempo88 BPM
Performance time0:25
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2018-11-05
Last updated2018-11-05
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Celtic Music, Reels, Traditional/Folk

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Monday 5 November 2018

Tune of the Day: The Hag by the Fire

Traditional Irish reel

The earliest appearance of this tune in print is in Francis O'Neill's The Dance Music of Ireland, published in Chicago in 1907. A few years later it was published again, with some minor differences and under the title “The Golden Wedding”, in O'Neill's Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody.